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It's been a very good growing season at 21 Roots Farm. The goats, cows, gardens, chickens and corn are thriving, but what has blossomed most this summer are the client-farmers who come to learn how to farm and in turn, cultivate skills, confidence and self-awareness.

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When they drive north on I-35 through Wyoming, travelers pass a charming, fall-infused pumpkin patch farm. During the day, the 160-acre, family-owned Pinehaven Farm is home to fall attractions for families, including a pumpkin cannon and a mechanical dragon. But at night, the farm transforms…

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“It’s hot, it’s fresh, it’s delicious,” said Grocery Store Fanatics President Donald Ericson as he tasted Kowalski’s fried chicken in Shoreview on a tour of northeast metro grocery stores Oct. 10.

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Water Gremlin issued this update Oct. 1 to inform the community of the company's efforts following its release of toxic TCE emissions and subsequent shutdown of its battery terminal coating process in August.

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When Lindsay Schlichting saw small custom-made “ginger cottages” at an Ohio buying show, she got an idea. Why not have historic White Bear landmarks replicated to scale to sell at The Medicine Chest? Schlichting is a 20-year employee of the downtown “polar bear store” and main buyer. So, she…

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A White Bear Lake woman has the start small, think big mentality it takes to get things done. Lisa Biever's thing is keeping discarded fishing line out of the environment.

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Jeka, Violet and Ophelia, 2-year-old Yorkshire Cross pigs, have been lucky in life and have only known love and kindness from people. Their mom’s start to life was not as happy. A breeding sow, she was rescued from the largest farm animal cruelty case in the northeastern U.S.

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The All Class Reunion/100th Anniversary of White Bear Lake's first graduating class kicks off Saturday. On the syllabus: a car show sponsored by the alumni association, a 9 a.m. pancake breakfast sponsored by the White Bear Lake Lions Club and a book signing of “WBLHS: Celebrating the Centen…

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WHITE BEAR TOWNSHIP — A Minneapolis-based environmental consulting and engineering firm reports that soil vapor levels of volatile organic compounds — TCE and t-DCE — on Water Gremlin's property are well below action levels established by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and sta…

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A series of five historical markers that give a glimpse into the history of White Bear Township were placed during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Township Day festival Sept. 14. The markers were researched and written by the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society (WBLAHS) and installed al…

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Ticket holders can once again view 10 historic and unique properties around town, some of which may never again be open to the public. The sites can be seen Sunday, Sept. 29, by purchasing a $25 ticket from the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society. Members pay $20.

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“Dear Loyal Supporters, I’m writing to inform you that the Warner Nature Center will be closing and winding down operations by the end of the year.” With those words, Alison Rempel Brown, president and CEO of the Science Museum of Minnesota, broke the news to staff and volunteers that a 52-y…

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Southbound Interstate 35 between Highway 97 in Columbus and the I-35W/I-35E split in Lino Lakes has been reduced to a single lane of traffic as crews prepare to pave the southbound lanes.Motorists on southbound I-35 will need to stay in the left lane to access southbound I-35W, and remain in…

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In the fall, the Gateway and Brown’s Creek Trail corridor gives any visitor a front row seat to one of nature’s finest shows. Recently, a swelling number of people are enjoying the splendor of the changing leaves via electronic bicycle, or e-bike.

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All drivers stopped for pedestrians at a crosswalk during one of the safety initiatives in White Bear Lake this summer, the third year of the White Bear Lake Police Department's Stop For Me program.